The evaluation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy has begun

Biodiversity is essential for the functioning of ecosystems which we all depend on for our continued well-being. Despite this, habitat loss, diffuse pollution, exploitation of resources and climate change continue to erode ecosystems globally. As a result of these pressures, the EU adopted a Biodiversity Strategy in 2011 which seeks to protect, value and appropriately restore biodiversity and the ecosystem services it provides.…

Evaluation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Capital, Environment Policy Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Rob Williams, Laura Baroni, Graeme Nicholls How well is EU policy tackling biodiversity loss? This project will evaluate the progress made by the EU and its Member States towards meeting…

Learn more about the CCUS Projects Network: Sharing knowledge, transforming industry, reducing emissions

The CCUS Projects Network represents and supports major industrial projects under way across Europe in the field of carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon capture and utilisation (CCU). The European Commission recognises these technologies as crucial to achieving 2050 climate targets. With support from the Network’s Secretariat, our members will work together to share…

Vacancy: (International) climate finance specialist

As part of the expansion of our international business operations, we are now looking for an (international) climate finance specialist to join our climate team to support the cluster manager in further expanding Trinomics’ project portfolio in the area of climate mitigation/adaptation finance, climate finance strategies and (international) climate policy development and assessments (such as…

Vacancy: (International) climate adaptation specialist

As part of the expansion of our international business operations, we are now looking for an (international) climate adaptation specialist to join our climate team to support the cluster manager in further expanding Trinomics’ project portfolio in the area of climate adaptation (finance), climate resilience & vulnerability and (international) climate policy assessments. We are looking…

Exploring the potential for greater use of market-based instruments to help address environmental challenges in Europe

Policy makers have a range of different tools available in the policy toolkit to help deal with our environmental impacts, from ‘command and control’ regulation, to information provision to help people and businesses make more informed decisions.  One set of tools sets out to influence the decisions made by individuals, businesses and other actors that…

Mapping objectives in the field of environmental taxation and budgetary reform: Internalisation of environmental external costs

Client: EC – DG Environment Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment, Biodiversity and Natural Capital, Environment Policy Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Kym Whiteoak, Graeme Nicholls, Andreea Beznea Can we design and implement more market-based instruments to better address environmental challenges in the EU? Market-based instruments (MBIs) are policy instruments that use markets, prices…

Our “indispensable” natural forests: perspectives from the open public consultation on stepping up EU action on deforestation and forest degradation

Though the state of forests in the EU are generally positive (growing net forest areas, aboveground biomass stocks, good proportion of protected areas and independent verified forest management schemes), global deforestation is still a major concern. Much of this is caused by the international demand for products and commodities from forests. The EU is a large contributor to the  deforestation caused by this consumption, being a major global…

Trinomics joins team led by CowaterSogema to support the Green Climate Fund’s Communities of Practice

Trinomics is part of a consortium that has been selected as one of the lead providers of climate change expertise to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) under their program of support through Communities of Practice (CoP). Together with our partners CowaterSogema (lead), Climatekos, Viresco Solutions and ESSA Technologies, we will provide expertise in five core…

Open public consultation to assess impacts of harmonising smartphone chargers in the EU

The European Commission has launched an open public consultation to collect feedback on different policy measures to promote harmonisation of smartphone chargers. A new Memorandum produced by the industry in 2017 has raised concerns of market fragmentation and problems with charger interoperability, leading to consumer inconvenience and additional waste. Therefore, the Commission wants to explore…